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Dental Implants in Albuquerque, NM | Essenmacher Family DentalA Long-Term Solution For Missing Teeth

The procedure for dental implants is not instant, but our patients are always thrilled with their results, making it worth the wait. One of the main reasons we recommend dental implants in our Albuquerque dental office is because they are a long-term and permanent solution to the problem of missing teeth. Dental implants are almost like having your natural tooth again!

Dental implant procedures are relatively quick. Precise planning for the surgery will help Dr. Essenmacher identify the ideal location for the oral surgeon to place dental implants, and the surgery itself takes only about an hour to ninety minutes.

Patients report little discomfort during and after implant surgery. The longest part of the dental implant process is waiting for your implants to fuse with your natural bone over the course of 3-6 months. Implants, made of biocompatible titanium, will actually integrate with your natural bone, giving them a stable and permanent foundation.

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Once the implants healing process is complete, Dr. Essenmacher will place a custom porcelain dental crown atop the dental implant post, completing your smile and improving dietary choices.

To learn more about dental implants, contact our Albuquerque dental office to arrange a consultation. Essenmacher Family Dental always welcomes new patients.

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Dear valued patients,

As many of you know, in response to the recommendations from the American Dental Association and public health orders in place in New Mexico, we have been seeing patients on an urgent/emergency basis only since March 17. As a practice, our first priority is to put the health and safety of our team and community first.  

Because the exact trajectory of this pandemic cannot be anticipated, we are unable to accurately predict when we’ll be able to resume seeing patients for regular dental care.  At this time, public health orders prohibiting elective dental care extend until May 15.  However, we will definitely make an announcement on our website and Facebook when normal hours are resumed. We will also be contacting patients whose appointments were canceled so that we can reschedule.  

In the meantime, if you have any questions about an upcoming appointment, or have a concern about your teeth that you’d like to discuss, please do not hesitate to call our office.  We are happy to assist you in any way we can.  

While we all watch and wait to see what the coming weeks hold for our nation, I pray for health and peace for all of you and those you love.  I know that together, we will get through this. Take care and God bless. Visit our Facebook page for a message from Dr. Essenmacher. 

Best Regards,

Dr. Essenmacher